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Hymn tune Melbourne Thou maker of the wild bird's throat.

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Uploaded by: Erzahler (06/24/16)
Composer: Floyd, Alfred Ernest
Sample Producer: Milan Digital Audio
Sample Set: Salisbury Cathedral Father Willis
Software: Hauptwerk
Genre: Hymn
Description:
The Hymn tune Melbourne to sensitive words by Bishop Gilbert White. Music by Dr A. E. Floyd written in 1946 and is #29 in the Australian Hymn Supplement of the Book of Common Praise. (words and music attached)

Floyd was born in Aston, Birmingham in 1877 and after education and work in the UK came to Australia to take up the position of organist and Choir Director at St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne. He was there for over 30 years and wrote a number of anthems, hymns and voluntaries. As well as being a music critic for the Argus, he presented Music Lovers Hour on ABC radio for 24 years. He died in Melbourne in 1974.
Performance: Live
Recorded in: Stereo
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